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The Visakhapatnam Container Terminal sets new bench mark in Container Handling by achieving 102 moves per hour

The Container Terminal at Visakhapatnam port has achieved a record of sorts when it performed the highest productivity level of 102 moves an hour on vessel M V Varda on October 31st, setting a new Bench Mark in productivity levels in Container Handling in the industry.

The terminals in this part of the country handled on an average 70 to 80 moves an hour. The achievement by the Visakha Container terminal in the Andhra Pradesh Port was possible due to the commissioning of new quay cranes which helped to enhance productivity.

At the Visakha Container Terminal, the terminal infrastructure and IT systems are constantly enhanced to provide faster and cost-effective trade solutions to customers. With the successful implementation of the new equipment, VCT has augmented capacity and enhanced operational efficiency at the terminal, resulting in faster turnaround of vessels, thus giving the opportunity for more container services to call at Visakhapatnam.

Through high productivity, VCT facilitates faster movement of shipments, thereby reducing the cost of logistics and improving effectiveness of the supply chain for the ex-im trade. 

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